Volume 1, Number 1, Spring 2013

Table of Contents

First Issues: An Introduction to J19

pp. 1-3
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Pleasure Reading: A Regular Feature of J19

p. 5
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Pleasure Reading

Alone and in Company: Some Pleasures of the Text

pp. 6-14
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“Conjunctive Relations”

pp. 15-19
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8½ Times Bartleby

pp. 19-27
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Seriality and Ann Stephens

pp. 28-35
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Essays

“No Reparation”: Accounting for the Enduring Harms of Slavery in Stephen Crane’s The Monster

pp. 37-69
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Emily Dickinson in Domingo

pp. 71-96
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Signposts on the Road Less Taken: John Newton Hyde’s Anti-Racist Illustrations of African American Children

pp. 97-119
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Circles upon Circles: Tautology, Form, and the Shape of Democracy in Tocqueville and Melville

pp. 121-146
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Forum: In the Spirit of the Thing: Critique as Enchantment

Introduction

pp. 147-153
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Stranger History

pp. 154-159
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From the Critique of Power to the Poetics of Justice

pp. 160-166
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Pointing the Finger

pp. 166-172
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Obi, Assemblage, Enchantment

pp. 172-178
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Forum: New Sitings and Soundings for Transnational Poetics

Introduction

pp. 179-184
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The Poetics of Disenchantment: José María Heredia and the Tempests of Modernity

pp. 184-189
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First Person Nautical: Poetry and Play at Sea

pp. 189-194
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The Long Reach of the Short Poem: Pedagogical Recitation’s Hold on Poetry Studies

pp. 195-201
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Art Song Poetics: Performing Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Setting of Paul L. Dunbar’s “A Corn Song”

pp. 201-206
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The Matter of Literacy, or Poetry without Modernity

pp. 206-213
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Contributors

Contributors

pp. 215-218
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